Juxtapoz // Friday, August 29, 2014
Miranda July is excellent at everything. She's a filmmaker, actress, artist, writer, etc. and her new app, Somebody, just debuted at the Venice Film Festival along with an awkwardly sweet short film about it. Here's how the app works: "When you send your friend a message through Somebody, it goes—not to your friend—but to the Somebody user nearest your friend...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 24, 2014
In our last video following the progress of Jeremy Fish’s animated mural for his exhibition “Yesterdays and Tomorrows,” we were introduced to filmmaker, artist, and technical guru Brady Baltezore. Baltezore has been taking Fish’s 100 drawings, all done on 11x14-inch paper, and transforming them into one continuous animation that will be projected on a wall in North Beach in San Francisco.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 19, 2014
San Francisco artist Jeremy Fish has played a major role not only in Juxtapoz’s growth over the last two decades, but also in the growing movement of artists who grew up in skateboarding and who have formed successful careers in exhibiting art. Not only that, but we consider Fish a friend. He’s a two-time Juxtapoz cover artist, and we look forward to all his immersive paintings and explorations into narrative-based exhibitions.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 18, 2014
We spend a lot of time in the Juxtapoz offices speaking with artists about the newest and best art materials, whether it be spray paint, acrylics, brushes, tablets, etc. There is a ton of great innovation happening, but one of our favorite companies at the moment, who blends both technology, new media platforms, and the desires of an old-school pen and ink artist is Adonit with their fantastic line of pressure sensitive stylus tools for digital artists. Today, Adonit just released the Jot Touch with Pixelpoint™, with a new design and special partnership and integration with Adobe's Creative Cloud.
Photography // Tuesday, May 27, 2014
London-based photographer Luisa Whitton 'first became interested in what she describes as "technology and it's effects on identity, in particular its ability to create a double self" while working on a project during the second year of her BA at London College of Communication. Whitton spent several months in Japan working with Hiroshi Ishiguro, a Japanese scientist who had constructed a robotic copy of himself, and continued to work with other scientists documenting their scientific progress on humanoids.
Illustration // Monday, April 28, 2014
Illustrator and cartoonist Ryan Cecil Smith lives and works in Osaka, Japan. His work can be found in the men's lifestyle magazine Popeye. These works were created on Ryan's iPad with an app called Brushes...
Graffiti // Friday, April 11, 2014
We are heading down to check out the new Silicon Valley Contemporary art fair this weekend in the South Bay Area, and one of the things we are excited to check out is The Hole NYC's curation of KATSU's drone graffiti paintings. As stated in the video, "Katsu's new tool for urban decoration is a drone with a spray can. He's debuting it—and testing it—at the 2014 Silicon Valley Contemporary." Here is a video to get the idea...
Juxtapoz // Monday, February 24, 2014
Dutch designer Joris Laarman, who previously developed a 3D-printing technique that uses quick-drying resin to draw sculptures in mid-air, has recently created a robot that can print with metals including stainless steel, aluminum, bronze or copper. Using a robot typically used in car manufacturing, the method ads small amounts of molten metal at a time, allowing for lines to be printed in mid air. The lines can also be printed to intersect with each other, creating self-supporting structures.
Music // Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Damon Albarn, lead singer of Blur, Gorillaz, and a few other projects of note, is set to release his own first solo album, Everyday Robots, on April 29, 2014, and is kicking off the release with a video for the title track. The video is directed by artist and designer Aitor Throup and "uses CGI software and actual cranial scans to create a unique digital portrait of Damon." Go watch...
Street Art // Saturday, January 04, 2014
Tediously and skillfully repainting and photographing his walls several times to create his animated GIFS, INSA has perfected the art of moving murals. It’s been a while since we caught up with INSA who has been darting around the globe the last few months painting in Gambia, Miami, Bogota, London, Hong Kong, and even the Vegas desert.